Lunar New Year is a time for families to come together and celebrate the rich heritage of Asian culture. To help your kids better understand this unique cultural celebration, we’ve collected some fun activities to help welcome in the new year.
Teen Volunteer Sally: Tips & Tricks When Applying For Your First Job
By TeensJanuary 24, 2022
"I know how daunting getting your first job can be. From having the perfect resume to acing an interview, there are so many factors to consider. I just started my first job in retail a few months ago and now have some tips that I think could help anyone going through this process."
Fast Fashion: Its Environmental and Social Impacts
By TeensJanuary 20, 2022
In her latest blog, Teen Blogger Theertha shares facts, tips, and her overall thoughts on the negative impacts of "fast fashion" around the world.
Episode 18: You’re An App, Not A Person
By TeensJanuary 20, 2022
It Came From The Second Floor is a podcast made at the Library by teens for teens and has become one of the best soundbites of these teen days.
How To: Read Local and International News with PressReader
By BehindTheShelvesJanuary 10, 2022
PressReader is a place for you to find, read about, and share what’s happening in the world. By accessing PressReader, you can discover the news you care about.
Halifax Municipal Archives: Meeting Minutes – They Don’t Write Them Like They Used To!
By LocalHistoryJanuary 6, 2022
Council minutes are a great first place to start if you are trying to figure out what past governments have gotten up to. This applies to development agreements, street naming, policy decisions, zoning issues, and so on.
94 Calls to Action: Truth & Reconciliation
By Our CommunityJanuary 4, 2022
Halifax Public Libraries is sharing a year-long, system-wide (re)examination of the TRC's 94 Calls to Action. To increase access to this report and to promote its message, the Library will present each of the 94 Calls to Action on the media screens installed in Library branches and on its social media accounts. In those branches which do not have screens, small posters will be provided to promote branch displays of relevant Library material. The full 94 Calls to Action document can also be printed on-demand in any of our 14 branches at no cost.
Our Best Books: Staff Favourites of 2021
By LibraryLifeJanuary 1, 2022
Slowing down and limiting social interactions might have one bright spot—people are reading more! We take pride in our reading achievements and love sharing recommendations. Here are some of our favourites this year, submitted by staff.
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